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10 Tricks to Appear Smart During Meetings

Thursday, 3 July, 2014

Over at Medium, the aspiring writer and accomplished pedestrian Sarah Cooper reveals 10 Tricks to Appear Smart During Meetings:

10. Make fun of yourself

If someone asks what you think, and you honestly didn’t hear a single word anyone said for the last hour, just say,
‘I honestly didn’t hear a single word anyone said for the last hour.” People love self-deprecating humor. Say things like, “Maybe we can just use the lawyers from my divorce,’ or ‘God I wish I was dead.’ They’ll laugh, value your honesty, consider contacting H.R., but most importantly, think you’re the smartest person in the room.


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